October 19, 2008 Subject:
As America stands on the verge of potentially electing a black president this provides a lot of historical perspective, and although a little clumsy with the analogies, the message is as important then as now...
Not that long ago in historical terms and some would argue we've hardly progressed from that time...
Noticed how TV series get cancelled after less than 10 episodes these days if they don't get enough sponsors? Back in the 50's, DuMont sometimes broadcasted show with ZERO advertising! If they became popular enough, they might of got a sponsor (Like this show) or were sponsored by DuMont's electronics division (Like "The Morey Amsterdam Show"). This footage is from before "Captain Video" had a sponsor, and it's a fantastic PSA!
August 9, 2008 Subject:
I found it facinating to see this thingy. Worth watching!